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High Five For Pérez

By Official Release

TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, CHIAPAS, MEXICO – Antonio Pérez remained in the championship hunt with his series-high fifth win of the season Sunday at Chiapas Racetrack, in the second-to-last race of the NASCAR Mexico Series season.

Pérez (No. 1 Telmex-Red Bull), who qualified second, outlasted runner-up Germán Quiroga (No. 5 Telcel) by .016. Quiroga heads to the season finale at Mexico City Oct. 26 with a 45-point lead over Pérez.

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Qualifying: Contreras Nabs First Pole For Chiapas Event

By Official Release

TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, CHIAPAS, MEXICO – Carlos Contreras picked up his first NASCAR Mexico Series pole position of the season with the fastest time in Sunday morning's qualifying at Chiapas Racetrack.

Contreras (No. 22 Motorcraft/Sherwin Williams) posted a time of 25.579 seconds to easily pick up the top spot for Sunday afternoon's event.

Antonio Pérez (No. 1 Telmex-Red Bull) qualified second and Jorge Goeters (No. 4 Spartac RT) was third, with identical times at 25.715.

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Weather Postpones Chiapas Race

By Official Release

TUXTLA GTZ, CHIAPAS, Mexico - Heavy rains expected for the weekend have pushed the NASCAR Mexico Series race at Autodromo de Chiapas back one week.

The Chiapas 150, scheduled for Sunday, will now be run Oct. 12. Pole qualifying will be held Oct. 11.

The race is the 13th in the 14-race schedule. The season will conclude in Mexico City Oct. 26.

German Quiroga leads Antonio Perez by 46 points and defending series champion Rafael Martinez by 68.

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Quiroga Adds To Lead

By Official Release

SAN LUIS POTOSÍ, Mexico – Germán Quiroga extended his NASCAR Mexico Series lead Sunday at Autódromo Potosino with his second victory of the season.

Quiroga (No. 5 TELCEL Ford) won two of the three races at the Autódromo Potosino this season. He extended his lead over Antonio Pérez (No. 1 Escudería TELMEX Pontiac), who was third, to 46 with two races remaining.

Homero Richards (No. 20 H&H Ford) earned his fifth pole position Saturday and finished second Sunday. Rafael Martínez and Carlos Pardo finished fourth and fifth, respectively.

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Qualifying: Richards Earns Fifth Pole

By Official Release

SAN LUÍS POTOSÍ, Mexico – Homero Richards earned his third straight NASCAR Mexico Series pole position and fifth of the season Saturday at Potosino Autodrome. Richards will start on the front row for Sunday’s race alongside Ruben Pardo.

Richards’ top lap of 22.074 seconds was just enough to edge Pardo’s 22.079.

Jorge Goeters qualified third at 22.132, followed by rookie Hugo Oliveras and Antonio Pérez. Pérez won the race at Potosino in May, while German Quiroga won when the series returned in July.

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Coronas Earns Historic First

By Official Release

QUERÉTARO, Mexico – Waldemar Coronas became the first non-Mexican driver to win in the NASCAR Mexico Series when the Argentinian earned the win Sunday at Querétaro New Racetrack.

It was Coronas’ fourth career start, the third of the season and just the second with Team GP. His only race prior to this season was the 2006 season finale. He made his debut as teammate with defending series champion Rafael Martínez and Freddy Tame at Puebla Aug. 17.

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Qualifying: Richards Earns Fourth Pole

By Official Release

QUERÉTARO, Mexico - Homero Richards collected his fourth pole position of the NASCAR Mexico Series season with the top time in qualifying for the Goodyear 150 at the Queretaro New Racetrack.

Richards circled the 2,290-meter road course in 1 minute, 1.456 seconds. Rookie Walermar Coronas was second at 1:01.546, followed by the top three points contenders: Germán Quiroga (1:01.800), Rafael Martínez (1:01.821) and Antonio Pérez (1:01.850).

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Martinez Moves Back In Front

By Official Release

PUEBLA, Mexico - Rafael Martínez picked up his first win since March and took back the points lead in the process Sunday afternoon at Miguel E. Abed Racetrack.

Martínez (No. 18 Canel’s/Scotiabank Ford), who won the season opener, picked up his second victory of the season. He finished the 100 laps on the 2,040-meter oval more than a second in front of the rest of the field.

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Qualifying: Richards Masters Puebla

By Official Release

AMOZOC, Puebla - Homero Richards swept the pole positions at Puebla's Miguel E. Abed International Racetrack Saturday with his top qualifying time of 39.398 seconds.

Richards also won the pole for the NASCAR Mexico Series first race at the 2,040-meter oval June 16.

Jorge Goeters qualified second at 39.454 seconds, followed by Antonio Pérez at 39.584. Pérez won the June 16 race.

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Perez Wins No. 4 At Guadalajara

By Official Release

GUADALARAJA, Mexico - Antonio Pérez picked up his fourth win of the NASCAR Mexico Series season and made a major move in the point standings with his victory before a capacity crowd at Bernardo Obregon Racetrack Sunday.

Pérez (No. 1 Telmex-Red Bull Dodge) won the pole position and led the most laps. He is the only driver with more than one win this season. He previously earned victories at San Luis Potosi, Puebla and Monterrey. With the win, Pérez moved from sixth to third in the points and is just 23 points out of the lead.

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